In 1956, 16-year-old Tom Brokaw was working at a local radio station in Yankton, South Dakota, on the night of the presidential election. Watch as Tom reveals why he still thinks of the smallest tasks he performed that night every time he anchors the election night coverage for NBC News.
In 1997, Diahann Carroll was diagnosed with breast cancer. While undergoing radiation treatment, she allowed reporter Connie Chung to follow her around with a news crew to raise awareness about the disease. Watch as Diahann discusses the reluctance she felt before deciding to share her experience.
Life is full of ups and downs, and during the low points, it can be difficult to see past the immediate challenge. Susan Sarandon says she has learned about the magic that exists in some of life's most unexpected moments. Watch her share how her career has been affected by her willingness to recognize these types of opportunities.
The biography series shares hard-won insight from extraordinary achievers whose paths have inspired Oprah — and countless others.
Find out why Jane is happy to be making the climb in the third act of her life.
Season 3 of Oprah's Master Class kicks off with musician Alicia Keys.
In 1967, Susan Sarandon married her first husband, Chris Sarandon. The two were together for seven years before separating, and in this video, Susan explains their atypical approach to the relationship. Plus, hear what Susan has learned about constantly evolving relationships.
Growing up in New York City during the '70s, Lenny Kravitz had a front-row seat to the dynamic shifts in culture, music and art that were taking place. Watch as the rockstar recounts his childhood experiences in nightclubs, Broadway theaters and jazz lounges.
In this all-new season, masters will be sharing the greatest lessons they've learned, from triumphs and failures to disappointments and heartbreaks. Tune in to the season premiere, featuring Justin Timberlake, on Sunday, May 11, at 10/9c. Plus, find out more about the all-star lineup, including Whoopi Goldberg, Tim McGraw, Robin Roberts, Billy Bob Thornton and Barbara Walters.
Whoopi Goldberg is a freethinking spirit, but being an individual comes at a cost, she says.
Vanessa Williams says that when she was 10 years old, she was sexually molested by an older girl she met on vacation with a friend's family. Although she suppressed her feelings, Vanessa says, the shame of the abuse haunted her.
In the 1995 film 'Dead Man Walking,' Susan Sarandon played Sister Helen Prejean, the real-life Roman Catholic nun who counseled inmates on death row. Watch Susan recall the emotional experience of working with such a heavy topic, and hear her explain why she believes the death penalty is wrong.
When singer Alicia Keys hit it big, she knew she was finally living the dream she always had for herself. Still, she says, her new success had its challenges. "I didn't even know where I lived half the time," she says. Watch as she opens up about handling her fame in the beginning and how she got through it.
In business, Ted Turner has had much success as well as his share of failure.
If supermodel Cindy Crawford was forced to choose between work and family, she says it would be an easy choice; she'd opt to be a stay-at-home mom to her two children. Watch as Cindy opens up about the validation and confidence she feels by being good at her job.
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